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1, Priory Road, Dodford with Grafton

Description: 1, Priory Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 156358

OS Grid Reference: SO9368873246
OS Grid Coordinates: 393688, 273246
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3572, -2.0941

Location: Priory Road, Dodford, Worcestershire B61 9DD

Locality: Dodford with Grafton
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B61 9DD

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Listing Text


9/95 No 1


House. c1848 with late C20 alterations. Brick on sandstone base, slate roof
with ridge end stacks. Rectangular three-bay plan. Single storey. Main west
front articulated as 1:3:1 bays; central part breaks forward slightly and is
gabled with moulded bargeboards on shaped brackets; original 2-light casements
in outer bays; central part contains main entrance with gabled canopy and ball
finial above half-glazed door flanked by single-light casements. Trefoil open-
ing within stone triangle in gable apex. Large external chimney with blue brick
offsets to rear right side. C20 alterations at rear. One of 40 similar Chartist
houses in Dodford built mainly on four-acre plots by the Chartist Land Company.
As on other Chartist estates, each small-holding was intended to provide its
occupant with an independent livelihood and the opportunity to qualify for a
county vote. (W Bond, From Hamlet to Parish, 1982).

Listing NGR: SO9368873246

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Source: English Heritage

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